For a thorough list of technical women founding companies (CTOs, CEOs, VPs of engineering and more), check out this list.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Of the five finalists for Entrepreneur Magazine’s ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR award, there is a female founder – Limor Fried.
The MIT-educated electrical engineer (pictured) started electronics hobbyist company Adafruit Industries to distribute DIY electronics toys like littleBits and Arduino items. Vote for her for “Entrepreneur of the Year” for the eponymous magazine – go on, go do it!